All About Karl Dönitz

WARSHIP WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2021@00:00-WELL, HERE WE GO AGAIN; THE BATTLE FOR THE ATLANTIC/1939-1945…AND THE HEAD OF THE KRIEGSMARINE, AND APPOINTED BY Adolf Hitler, as COMMANDER IN CHIEF/C.I.C., OF THE GERMAN MILITARY/KRIEGSMARINE, WEHRMACHT, LUFTWAFFE…ADMIRAL Karl DOENITZ!!!

CREDIT: Thomas Robert MALTHUS.

GREAT BLOG; RESEARCH IS THE REWARD…WITH Brian Murza…Killick Vison, W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Present Day Naval-Military Analyst, Niagara Falls, Ontario, CANADA.

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Karl Dönitz

Karl Dönitz


Großadmiral Karl Dönitz, later Reichspräsident ofGermany

President of Germany
In office
30 April 1945 – 23 May 1945
ChancellorJoseph Goebbels
Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk (Leading Minister)
Preceded byAdolf Hitler
(as Führer)
Succeeded byTheodor Heuss
(as Bundespräsident)

Born16 September 1891
Berlin, German Empire
Died24 December 1980(aged 89)
Aumühle, West Germany
NationalityGerman
Political partyNone
Spouse(s)Ingeborg Weber
Military service
Nickname(s)Der Löwe (The Lion)
AllegianceGerman Empire German Empire(1910–1918)
Germany Weimar Republic(1920–1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (1933–1945)
Service/branch Kaiserliche Marine
 Reichsmarine
 Kriegsmarine
Years of service1910–1945
RankGroßadmiral
CommandsUC-25 (February–September 1918)
UB-68 (September–October 1918)
Torpedo Boats (1920s)
Emden (1934–1935)
1. Unterseebootsflotille(1935–1936)
FdU (1936–1939)
BdU (1939–1943)
OBdM (1943–1945)
Supreme Commander of the Wehrmacht (April–May 1945)
Battles/warsWorld War I
  • Black Sea Campaign
  • Mediterranean U-boat Campaign

World War II
Battle of the Atlantic

  • Convoy SC 7
  • OperationPaukenschlag
AwardsU-boat War Badge with Diamonds
World War I U-Boat War Badge
1939 Clasp to the 1914Iron Cross 1st Class
Knight’s…

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Brian MURZA/Killick Vison is battleoftheatlantic19391945; W.W.II NAVAL RESEARCHER-PUBLISHED AUTHOR, PRESENT DAY NAVAL-MILITARY ANALYST, from Canada.

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